LifeguardLifeguard Certification Course Scholarship

We have scholarships available for our Lifeguard Certification Course. If chosen, a scholarship will give the participant a great opportunity to attend and if successful, receive a Lifeguard Certification that is valid for 2-years. To be eligible, participants must complete the Scholarship Application Form and email it to EMAIL ELLA REDKEY POOL

Once the application has been submitted, it will go through an acceptance process. Applicants will know within 7 business days if they have been awarded the scholarship, along with more information of the next Lifeguard Certification course. 


Lifeguard Course Information

To successfully complete the course, you must attend and participate in all classes and successfully pass a skills evaluation and written evaluation.

*IMPORTANT* Participants will be in close contact with other Lifeguarding participants in order to learn and successfully demonstrate life-saving skills. Examples of close proximity activities include but are not limited to in-water rescues, CPR, AED, and first aid.


  1. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breathing control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Goggles may be used.

  2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs.

  3. Complete a times event within 1 minute and 40 seconds without the use of goggles.

    1. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards then surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound brick.

    2. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping your face at or near the surface.

    3. Exit water without use of a ladder.  

Swim Lesson Scholarship

Looking for a great swim lesson program at a great price? Ella Redkey Pool is your place! Happy Swimmers

We are offering scholarship opportunities for YOU! 

Participants must complete the Scholarship Form and return it to the Ella Redkey Pool at least one week prior to the desired swim lesson session to receive a spot. Late submissions are allowed, but we cannot guarantee a spot being open as spots fill up quickly.